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Liable Parties Responsible for Skylight Fall Injuries Rooftop workers either in construction or maintenance are at a high risk of suffering fall injuries via falling through skylights. These architectural features provide natural light to rooms but they also provide a fall hazard for people navigating rooftops. Skylights can be found…

Causes of Skylight Fall Injuries One of the most common causes of severe injury in the United States is falling. Thousands of people every year end up in the hospital and worse just because of something as simple as gravity and certain dangerous variables in the environment. An area where…

Have you been injured on the job? If so, you might file a workers’ compensation claim. In Florida, employers must provide workers’ compensation benefits if they have four or more full-time or part-time employees. Within the construction industry, benefits are mandatory with one or more employees. While some industries have…

How Do Worker’s Compensation Fee Schedule’s Work? When you are injured on the job, you may be entitled to collect certain benefits from workers’ compensation. In Florida, employers who have more than four employees are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Any employer who hires construction workers is required to…

Can I File a Workers Compensation Claim? Florida law requires that most employers carry workers’ compensation insurance. Exceptions to this rule are companies with fewer than four employees (if not in the construction industry – all construction companies, regardless of size, must carry workers’ compensation insurance), state or local governments,…

Workers Compensation for Lifting Injuries Your body just wasn’t designed to perform some of the lifting and moving duties often required in a labor-driven workplace. Despite your physical strength, tasks such as moving heavy construction materials or loading and unloading large cargo items can strain critical body parts. Nonetheless, the…

Back Injuries Suffered on the Job In 1908, the federal government became the first employer to provide workers’ compensation benefits to its employees. Since then, the program has grown and most employers are required to offer workers’ compensation benefits. In Florida, an employer with four or more employees (full- or…